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com.apple.remoteaccessservers.plist can i chose the interface?

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May 3, 2011 7:42 PM

i'm attempting to add a VPN to an existing 10.6.7 server.

 

unfortunately, the way it was set up was to have en0 as the primary, lan address and en1 as the WAN address.

we are running OD, AFP, ichat, ical and a bunch of network licensing daemons on en0, and serving web pages out through en1

 

it appears that i cannot respond to VPN requests through en1, and i cannot find a way to force the VPN server to listen on en1 through editing the com.apple.remoteaccessservers.plist file. maybe i have the format wrong? the references i have found are from 10.4 and do not have that file in xml format.

 

is there a way to do this?

 

if there isn't, can i change the IP address of en1 and en0 around without screwing up the existing services? i'm concerned that my SSL secured OD will fall over, since the whole thing is pretty delicate, it appears, and maybe it has a hard coded reference to the interface in there somewhere?

 

help much appreciated, and i'll post my solution if, as is typical here, i have to work it out myself.

 

oh for accurate documentation...

2x xserve, 30x MacBook, 3x MacBook Pro, 10x iMac, 20x eMac, 30x PC, Mac OS X (10.6.6), mix intel/PPC
  • Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (107,995 points)

    I've had no luck connecting to a Snow Leopard L2TP server with the built-in client, and I don't think I'm doing anything wrong. So I use PPTP instead, which works fine.

  • Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (107,995 points)

    PPTP is not insecure; only Microsoft's implementation of it. If you use strong passwords, it's as safe as anything else.

  • SPKlein Calculating status...

    Flowirin, did you ever find a solution to this, i have the same issue.

     

    thanks.

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